Transport Planner

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Transport, Logistics
£23,000 to £24,000 per annum
Salary Description:
£23-£24k + Benefits
Centric People
Job Ref:

Transport Planner - Barnsley - Permanent Role - Excellent benefits - Fantastic Career Opportunity - Apply Today! 
Centric Talent are looking for a Transport Planner in Barnsley to work for one of the UK’s leading 3PL companies - whose sole mission is to transform supply chains across the UK. Delivering consistent, high-quality service throughout their strategic network of high-spec distribution centers, our client is a leader in end-to-end supply chain management for chilled, perishable and hazardous products across the world. 

Key responsibilities of a Transport Planner:
This is an idea of the tasks and responsibilities you will have as a Transport Planner for our client. We are looking for people who can be flexible, as this list is not exhaustive so you may be asked to do other things too, but this gives you a good idea of what the job entails: 

- Maximising driver and vehicle utilization
- Fleet control & fuel management 
- Liaising internally with management teams and externally with customers and end user clients
- Working closely with the warehouse management team to ensure a speedy intake/outload process
- Various administrative duties

What we are looking for in a Transport Planner:
These are things we need you to have when applying for the role:

- Forward thinking - enjoys driving improvements
- Computer literate (especially Excel)
- Shift flexibility (able to work weekends)
- Ability to work in a fast-paced and energetic environment
- Ability to remain calm under pressure
- Excellent problem-solving skills
- Strong decision-making skills, with the ability to back up decisions made with action
- Team Player but is able to work under your own initiative 

Shifts for the Transport planner:
Flexibility is a key requirement for this role. It is a shift-based role, and you will be asked to work: 

- 37.5 hours a week
- 5 over 7 days 
- Some weekends

- Shift times will be 06:00 to 22:00

Why apply to be a Transport Planner with our client? 

- Fantastic salary - Earn up to £24,000 per annum
- Generous holiday - 25 days plus Bank holidays
- Health care cash plan
- On-the-job training & free upskilling 
- Plenty of overtime opportunities to boost earnings 
- Retail discounts
- Cycle2Work Scheme
- Free Uniform and PPE provided
- Life Assurance 4 x Basic Salary
- Secure Onsite Parking
- Canteen service providing both hot and cold food
- Excellent career progression throughout our client’s network of sites

If you believe you have what it takes for this role, then we would love to speak to you further about it. 

Simply click to apply, and we will call you to discuss your application and hopefully arrange an interview with our client! 

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Contact Details:
Centric People
Tel: 01484 90 30 40
Contact: Heidi Sowrey

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